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  • 'Selma' cast marches in Alabama; free screenings for students planned

    'Selma' cast marches in Alabama; free screenings for students planned
    Setting aside the perceived snub of "Selma"  in the Oscars nominations last week, director Ava DuVernay and producer Oprah Winfrey joined their cast and crew to march alongside local residents of Selma, Ala., on Sunday in celebration of Martin Luther King...
  • The cupcake queen changed everything

    The cupcake queen changed everything
    The pastry chef: Candace Nelson At the festival: Nelson hosts Frost: A Sprinkles Wonderland from 10 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at the Gale South Beach Rooftop, 1690 Collins Ave. Tickets, if still available, are $95. Claim to fame: The former...
  • Hurston's life fascinates as much as her fiction

    Just after sundown on a January evening 55 years ago — Jan. 29, 1960, to be exact — Zora Neale Hurston died at the segregated St. Lucie County nursing home where she had been transferred in late October after suffering the first of two...
  • Baltimore author Wes Moore publishes his second book

    Baltimore author Wes Moore publishes his second book
    Baltimore author, entrepreneur and military veteran Wes Moore is a man on a quest. It's a long and arduous journey, full of false starts and unforeseen pitfalls. It's also the kind of quest that only an idealist undertakes. Moore is convinced that...
  • Ellicott City native and handbag designer Danielle DiFerdinando makes Forbes' 30 Under 30

    Danielle DiFerdinando made sure she was waiting at the doors of the Tribeca Barnes & Nobles store that Sunday morning in January. Her stomach was in knots with anticipation over whether or not she was named to Forbes’ 30 Under 30 List for Art &...
  • Where has Harper Lee been since 'To Kill a Mockingbird' was published?

    Where has Harper Lee been since 'To Kill a Mockingbird' was published?
    Harper Lee published "To Kill a Mockingbird" in 1960. The novel was a wild success: It won the Pulitzer Prize, was a bestseller, and was adapted into an acclaimed, Oscar-winning film in 1962. As the years ticked by and "To Kill a Mockingbird" became an...
  • CPA to include Kol Esperanza in 2015 and 2016

    CPA to include Kol Esperanza in 2015 and 2016
    In 2003, Florrie and Seymour Morgenstern wanted to bring a classical music series to western Boca Raton, Delray Beach and Boynton Beach, so they founded a classical musical series which would soon become Community Performing Arts (CPA). Today, the CPA...
  • Family: Bobbi Kristina is fighting for her life

    Family: Bobbi Kristina is fighting for her life
     The parallels are haunting: Bobbi Kristina Brown and her mother, Whitney Houston, were both found face-down in bathtubs as the music industry prepared for the Grammy Awards. Both lived in the constant glare of entertainment industry attention, both...
  • Michelle Plucenik helps Special Olympic athletes reach their potential

    Michelle Plucenik helps Special Olympic athletes reach their potential
    Michelle Plucenik moved among a crowd of people at the Danielson Elks Lodge in Danielson on Jan. 31. The event was the sixth annual Quinebaug Valley and Plainfield Special Olympic dinner/dance. Plucenik checked with the more than 12 coaches sitting...
  • Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay reunite for new OWN drama

    Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay reunite for new OWN drama
    Oprah Winfrey is reuniting with "Selma" writer-director Ava DuVernay for an original scripted drama that will air on Winfrey's OWN channel and feature the former talk-show host in a recurring role. DuVernay will write, direct and executive produce the...
  • Companies Hope For Blockbuster Super Bowl Ads

    Companies Hope For Blockbuster Super Bowl Ads
    NEW YORK — It's almost show time. When the Super Bowl kicks off on Sunday, 40-plus advertisers will be hoping to win over the more than 110 million viewers tuning in. At $4.5 million for a 30-second spot, they're all hoping to have the ad that...